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The Original Halibuts

$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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2525 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-6344
+1 503-808-9600
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Want me to come eat? List your hours on your website...up front. Or maybe answer your phone? Seems pretty basic to me.

Thank Jonathan W
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504 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The restaurant is no longer located on Alberta Street, but is a food truck at 625 Killingsworth Street. It's still great food with the best batter. Delicious Halibut and really good chowder.

Thank Yodatravel
Portland, Oregon, United States
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A great food cart pod on, NE Killingsworth and 7th avenue. The original Halibuts is a great restaurant in the pod. Heated seating makes this a year round stop.

Thank John G
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Best overall experience. Halibut and salmon were excellent; batter was light, not greasy, fish was flaky and perfectly done. Fries were yummy. Chowder was amazing! Tartar sauce was really great. Owner was super friendly and fun to talk to. Woman waiting for her order next to us drove from Tigard just for these fish and chips. Great little place with... More 

Thank Karin S
Portland, Oregon, United States
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The Original Halibuts has relocated to a food court at 625 NE Killingsworth Street in Portland. Based out of a truck, David is once again cooking up what may be the best fish & chips in the United States. Popular orders are two generous pieces of cod, halibut or salmon and a pile of hand cut fries served with sides... More 

Thank Glenn S
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Stopped in at this Portland spot for a guide snack before my daughters graduation, and to say we we impressed doesn't even cover it. Wonder full happy hour menu, quick and very friendly service. A definate repeat spot everything we come to the town.

Thank Clifford M
Allen, Texas
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158 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Very average food at a premium price. It was highly recommended, so may be this is why we were so disappointed. The atmosphere seem to be nice and very laid back and the place was pretty empty, so at least we got to relax and eat with no rush. Service was nothing special too. Wont' be back.

Thank irinava
Portland, Oregon
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381 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Came here with my Wife and we each enjoyed a basket of cod fish and chips. It was a little greasy (but then again its fried, what would one expect?) The service was good and they have a nice Long Islandish drink... I can't remember the name. It was tasty. We left before the Saturday night entertainment started but it... More 

1 Thank travelinpdx
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477 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Cute bar on Alberta Street. We like to go here when they have entertainment and for the fish and chips. Fabulous fish. Pricey but ya get what ya pay for!

1 Thank William S
Dunedin, Florida
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We went here on the recommendation of friends. The place is divided into a pub/bar take out counter. Unfortunately they do not indicate that when you enter. We finally got set, and tried the fish & chips, halibut, and 2 one-half orders, plus 2 draft beers came to $45.00. The fish was excellent, but the "breading" , although light, didn't... More 

1 Thank Kenneth H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2525 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-6344
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-808-9600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?